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What are the characteristics of Government securities market?

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What are the characteristics of Government securities market?
posted Sep 13, 2017 by Anushka

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  • It is the largest segment of debt market in India.

  • It accounts for nearly 2/3rd of the issues in primary market.

  • It accounts for nearly 4/5th of the turnover in secondary market.

  • Issues are regulated by RBI under Public Debt Act.

  • These securities are issued through an auction mechanism.

  • Perspective investors are banks, insurance companies, mutual funds, trusts, provident funds etc.

  • These instruments can be traded in WDM segment of NSE which is fully automated screen based trading system.

answer Sep 20, 2017 by Abu Anam
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